Replaced rear shocks

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by Greenteapri, Dec 4, 2021.

  1. Greenteapri

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    Replaced my original factory rear shocks today. What a difference! She rides smoother, has better handling and feels like the day I got her.
    Old shocks had 117k. Once they were removed, it was clear they were blown. Woot!
     
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    MIght want to think about changing out the front strut too. My were all blown but there was no external leak.
     
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    Those went out at 95k. Should have been replaced sooner, I suppose. They became dangerously bouncy.
     
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    Yea my rear shocks were bad since I carry a lot of weight on the rear.
     
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    Giggidy. Haha.

    I've hauled 800+ lb loads of Earth in my Prius. My rears were doneso. :D
     
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    Oh wow, yea I only have maybe 100lbs
     
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